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Alyn Shipton with your requests for jazz from all periods and in all styles - instrumental, vocal or experimental

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1 hour

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Sat 4 Feb 2017 16:00

Music Played

  • Sandy Brown

    Legal Pete

    • In The Evening.
    • Hep.
    • 1.
  • Oscar Peterson

    Robbins Nest

    • Girl Talk.
    • MPS.
    • 5.
  • Miles Davis


    Music Arranger: Gil Evans.
    • Complete Columbia Studio Recordings of Miles Davis and Gil Evans.
    • Columbia.
    • 4.
  • Carmen McRae

    It's Love

    • The Complete Kapp Recordings.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 12.
  • Dave Shepherd

    Air Mail Special

    • Benny Goodman Style.
    • Souvenir.
    • 7.
  • Gil Evans

    Struttin With Some barbecue

    • Great Jazz Standards / New Bottle, Old Wine.
    • Poll Winners.
    • 11.
  • Vernon Duke

    Autumn in New York

    Performer: Ella Fitzgerald. Performer: Louis Armstrong.
    • Ella and Louis: Complete Norman Granz Sessions.
    • One.
    • 16.
  • Ben Selvin

    Hikin' down the highway

    • Hikin’ down the highway.
    • Okeh.
    • 1.
  • Muggsy Spanier

    Livery Stable Blues

    • 1931 and 1939.
    • BBC.
    • 8.
  • Humphrey Lyttelton Paseo Jazz band

    Mam'selle Josephine

    • Humph Experiments.
    • Lake.
    • 15.

    Ghost of Old Man Mose

    • Ghost of Old Man Mose.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Coleman Hawkins


    • Dali.
    • Stash.
    • 4.
  • Sonny Stitt and Hank Jones

    Eye Ball

    • Legendary Studio Sessions: Cherokee.
    • Phono.
    • 15.


Artist               Sandy Brown

Title                Legal Pete

Composer      Brown

Album             In The Evening

Label               Hep

Number          2017 Side B Track 1

Duration         3.43

Performers: Sandy Brown, cl; Brian Lemon, p; Tony Archer, b; Bobby Orr, d. 16 May 1971.


Artist               Oscar Peterson

Title                Robbins Nest

Composer      Thompson / Jacquet

Album             Girl Talk

Label               MPS

Number          0210325MSW CD2 Track 5

Duration         6.19

Performers    Oscar Peterson. p; Ray Brown, b; Louis Hayes, d. 1968


Artist               Miles Davis / Gil Evans

Title                Saeta

Composer      Evans

Album             Complete Columbia Studio Recordings of Miles Davis and Gil Evans

Label               Columbia

Number          2 67397 CD 3 Track 4

Duration         5.08

Performers: Miles Davis, Ernest Royal, Bernie Glow, Johnny Coles, Louis R. Mucci, tp; Jimmy Buffington, Joe Singer, Tony Miranda, fr h; Frank Rehak, Dick Hixon, tb; Bill Barber, tub; Al Block, Harold Feldman, fl; Danny Bank, b cl; Romeo Penque, ob; Jack Knitzer, bn; Janet Putnam, hp; Paul Chambers, b; Jimmy Cobb, d; Elvin Jones, perc;  Gil Evans, cond. 10 March 1960.


Artist               Carmen McRae

Title                It’s Love

Composer      Comden / Green / Bernstein

Album             The Complete Kapp Recordings

Label               Fresh Sound

Number          677 CD 2 Track 12

Duration         2.58

Performers: Carmen McRae with Ernie Wilkins Orchestra.  Nov 1959.


Artist               Dave Shepherd

Title                Air Mail Special

Composer      Goodman, Christian, White

Album             Benny Goodman Style

Label               Souvenir

Number          302 Side B Track 7

Duration         3.12

Performers    Dave Shepherd, cl; Roger Nobes, vib; Broan Lemon, p; Len Skeat, b; Kenny Clare, d. 1984.


Artist               Gil Evans

Title                Struttin With Some barbecue

Composer      Armstrong

Album             Great Jazz Standards / New Bottle, Old Wine

Label               Poll Winners

Number          27214 Track 11

Duration         4.32

Performers: Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Ernie Royal, t; Joe Bennett, Frank Rehak, Tom Mitchell, tb; Julius Watkins, frh; Bill Barber, tu; Cannonball Adderley, Phil Bodner, reeds; Gil Evans, p; Chuck Wayne, g; Paul Chambers, b; Art Blakey, d.

May 1958


Artist               Ella Fitzgerald / Louis Armstrong

Title                Autumn in New York

Composer      Vernon Duke

Album             Ella and Louis: Complete Norman Granz Sessions

Label               One

Number          59805 CD 1 Track 16

Duration         5.57

Performers: Ella Fitzgerald, v; Louis Armstrong, t, v; Oscar Peterson, p; Ray Brown, b; Herb Ellis, g; Louie Bellson, d. 1957.


Artist               Ben Selvin

Title                Hikin’ down the highway

Composer      Ben Selvin

Album             n/a

Label               Okeh

Number          OK 41510 Side A

Duration         3.00

Performers include   Ben Selvin, vn, dir; Bunny Berigan, Manny Klein, t; Benny Goodman, cl; Luis Martin, as; Hymie Wolfson, ts; Irving Brodsky, p; Smith Ballew, v. 3 July 1931.


Artist               Muggsy Spanier

Title                Livery Stable Blues

Composer      Lopez / Nunez

Album             1931 and 1939

Label               BBC

Number          RPCD 687 Track 8

Duration         3.02

Performers    Muggsy Spanier c; Rod Cless, cl; George Brunies, tnb; Bernie Billings, ten; Joe Bushkin, p; Bob Casey b; Don Carter, d. 1939.


Artist               Humphrey Lyttelton Paseo Jazz band

Title                Mam’selle Josephine

Composer      Grant / Lyttelton

Album             Humph Experiments

Label               Lake

Number          266 Track 15

Duration         2.38

Performers Humphrey Lyttelton, t; Wally Fawkes, cl; Mike McKenzie, p; Fitzroy Coleman, g; Joe Sampson, b; Leslie Weeks, bongo; George Roberts cga; George Brown, maracas, v; 20 Jan 1953.


Artist               Harry Gold and His Pieces of Eight

Title                Ghost of Old Man Mose

Composer      Love, Paramour

Album             n/a

Label               Decca

Number          F9171 Side B

Duration         2.56

Performers: Geoff Love with (probably) Freddy Tomasso, t; Laurie Gold ts; Harry Gold, ts, bs; Ernie Tomasso, cl; Ted Darrah, tb; Jimmy McNight, ; Jimmy Wiltshire, g; Gerry Hawkins, b; Sammy Herman, d., July 1949.


Artist               Coleman Hawkins

Title                Dali

Composer      Hawkins

Album             Dali

Label               Stash

Number          STCD 538 Track 4

Duration         4.33

Performers; Coleman Hawkins, ts. 1962.


Artist               Sonny Stitt and Hank Jones

Title                Eye Ball

Composer      Stitt

Album             Legendary Studio Sessions: Cherokee

Label               Phono

Number          870272 CD 1 Track 15

Duration         5.07

Performers    Sonny Stitt, as; Hank Jones, p; Tommy Potter, b; Roy Haynes, d. 1962


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